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Jun 8, 2011 4:30am PDT
the end of the year. for more on that and the news before the bell, we turn to bertha coombs live at cnbc's world headquarters for the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the markets didn't take much cheer in ben bernanke's comments yesterday. in fact it looked like we're going to have a lower start again today. stocks lost steam in the final minutes as the fed chairman began speaking at a banking conference in atlanta and he was glum about the economy and weaker job market, a couple of other fed speakers saying things are kind of tenuous, but mr. bernanke still expects growth to pick up later this year. he didn't offer any hints whether the fed is going to provide any more stim lafb measures and that may be where some investors were disappointed. asia was lower overnight, europe is trading lower this morning. later today we'll get the fed's beige book. that's where the fed tracks conditions in all 12 of its districts. we're not expecting to hear good news. a little good news, oil under $98 a barrel as opec ministers are meeting in austria and debating whether to lift pr
Jun 19, 2011 10:00am PDT
' in the vineyards event coming up here this coming saturday. with me are bertha santiago, and todd mcwilliams is a past scholarship recipient, now a student at uc davis. welcome to the show. we played it last year, bertha. >> yes. >> we have some old footage of lieutenant santiago. we lost him a few years ago. but there he is. your thoughts when you take a look at these old clips of your husband. >> what i'm thinking, he's looking as good as ever. >> he was on the boards and just a strong community leader. this is why back when we were an abc station, he was honored as a spirit of excellence recipient. tell us about what he did and what he meant to this community. >> what jose really stood for is promoting young people, mentoring young people, wanting them to stay in high school, pursue a higher education to be able to not only promote their own life and make it, achieve their goals, but also contribute to the community. that was very important to him. and i think one of the ways he did that, not only going to the high schools and encouraging the seniors to stay in school, but also
Jun 8, 2011 6:00am EDT
flight delays are up. bertha coombs joins us with more on this story >> april showers brought a lot of late airplanes. the government says nearly a quarter of all domestic flights were delayed. that means 15 minutes past schedule. lots of rainy weather contributing to the delays. carriers canceled 2% of their flights in april. the worst month for delays in more than a decade. and nintendo takes the wraps off its new gaming system. no price has been set. but it does sport a wireless controller pad with six-inch touch screen display. the games appear in high-def, which is a first for nintendo and can be displayed simultaneously on the controller and your tv. analysts were under whepld for the most part. it is evolutionary not revolutiona revolutionary. but the great thing is you can play it in bed next to your spouse and not have to disturb them. so you can do it in the dark. i don't know. i don't do gameng. >> bertha, if you are playing that next to your spouse in bed there are other problems that we probably can't be talking about on tv. oh, my goodness gracious. to each his own, ri
Jun 8, 2011 5:00am PDT
. bertha coombs is move at cnbc headquarters with a look at how we're faring in early trading. good morning. >> reporter: yeah, i got an e-mail from one trader who said this market is in a funk. we are down five days in a row and looks like we're going to start the sixth lower as well. late yesterday stocks lost steam. ben bernanke was giving a speech in atlanta at a banking conference. as predicted, he said the economy is not doing very well at the moment and the job market remains weak, but he still expects growth to pick up again later this year. one thing he didn't offer some investors had been hoping for, maybe some talk of more stimulus measures. he didn't say that. he sort of said at some point the markets have to do things on their own essentially. the markets traded lower. asia lower overnight, europe is lower this morning. we're going to get a bit of data later on today from the federal reserve, what they call the beige book which tracks all of the conditions in the 12 different fed districts, so it's going to be a tough day. the one bit of good news, oil is down almost a
Jun 6, 2011 6:00am EDT
to germany. >>> later today apple will unveil its next big thing. cnbc bertha coombs joins us with more on the i-cloud. >> it's a very big thing. steve jobs in fact, will be taking to the stage at apple's worldwide developers conference in san francisco. he's expected to unveil the i-cloud which let's users store media online and play them with any apple cloud. it will make itunes even stronger against rivals like google and amazon trying to muscle in on that action. it will show off the newest operating system for the mac and the iphone. >>> how are your suits holding up in the closet? flood and droughts in australia are about to make the uniform for businesspeople 10% more expensive at least. wool prices have doubled in the past year because of the troubles in australia, the world's largest wool producer. the impact is already being felt by a number of retailers on the high end. just last week banks said it's going to have to hike suit prices by the end of the year. so joe and barbara, if you're looking for a wool suit, buy them a little off-season if you want to save a little mo
Jun 7, 2011 4:30am PDT
rebound. let's turn to bertha combs with more. >> we have been down four days in a row. big losing streak. today, the big event is going to be ben bernanke. he's going to be speaking this afternoon. likely going to talk about the slowdown in the economy and economic data. we are going to get data on consumer credit and whether we have all been cutting back on using our credit cards. the dow is going to start just above the 12,000 mark. we saw yesterday a 61 point loss in the dow. a 30 point loss on the nasdaq. it's going to fight to hold on to 2700 after closing at 2702. a big change at the white house. top white house economic team member is stepping down less than a year after being named the chairman of the economic advisers. he's going back to teaching at the university of chicago. it leaves tim geithner as the only team member from the original economic team. he's been one of the most visible spokes people on the economy. >>> sony takes the wraps off the new gaming device. they call it play station vita. it's in time for the holiday shopping season. the wi-fi version is $249. the vit
Jun 30, 2011 6:00am EDT
king has more. >> it is the name behind big bertha. callaway. they will report a loss of nearly $55 million in the second quarter. it has been hurt by the recent economic downturn. lockheed martin look into electric grid security. they are selling their military expertise as they tried to exploit their recent -- cyber security is a $1.3 billion market. there was an austerity plan okayed for greece. that kicked stocks up a notch. men with children appear to be working harder than those without children. fathers with kids worked three hours more a week on average than those who do not. dads want to call that breadwinner image. they may be working longer to bring in more money for their families. >> jane king fort wbal-tv 11 news > 6:19. 62 degrees on tv hill. >> the orioles still looking for that clutch hit as they take on the cardinals. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. would you buy a tv that incorporated your sense of smell into the program you're watching? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send
Jun 7, 2011 6:00am EDT
says he is leaving the white house. bertha coombs joins us live with more on this story. good morning. >> reporter: hi. good morning. top white house economist goolsby is stepping down. he is going back to teaching at the university of chicago this fall. it leaves tim geithner as the only original member of the economic team. goolsby has been one of the more visible spokesman on the academy. he thinks the recovery remains on track even after friday's dismal number. >>> sony taking the wraps off its portable gaming device, playstation vita. it will be available by the holiday shopping season. wi-fi only is $249. it seems like there's nothing this thing can't do. front and back cameras, touch screen, touch pad, motion sensors and gps capability. seeny, meantime, is apologizing for the hacker attacks that took down its online gaming network. about 90% of folks have come back. so they're back to 90% of the prelevels. if that does windows i'm buying two of them. >> can't keep up with all the different gaming devices. main it helps with homework too. >> that would be good. >> if it does win
Jun 7, 2011 5:00am PDT
rest of the news before the bell, we turn to bertha combs. good morning to you. >> hey, laura. the markets have been on a four-session losing streak. the futures are pointing to a higher open. we'll see if we can break the losing section. friday's horrible job numbers that saw only 54,000 jobs created in may. we are going to get data on consumer credit. a speech by ben bernanke, he's expected to talk about the economic slowdown. they want to hear what the fed's take is on that and what to do about it. the dow is going to start just above 12,000. we closed at 12,089 yesterday. nasdaq at 2700 after losing 30 points. prices at the pump are one bit of good news. they are inching lower. the national average fell to $3.78 a gallon. i checked aaa this morning and it's down to $3.76. it's the lowest we have seen since early april. gas prices are down 20 cents in the last four weeks but still $1 higher than a year ago. disney is planning to cut 250 employees from the movie studios. it's just under 5% of the work force. most of them from the home video unit. dvd sales have been falling with
Jun 18, 2011 6:00am EDT
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Jun 18, 2011 8:00pm EDT
need to require certified citizenship and bertha tickets to obtain a voter registration card. -- and birth certificates to obtain a voter registration card. if you are here illegally, we will return you to your home country at their expense. no amnesty can this is not a broad sale on being a citizen in america. -- this is not a garage sale on being a citizen in america. we needed a policy that decreases our dependence on foreign oil. we need to increase our domestic " production and our refinery capacity. we need the department of energy and the epa to facility in that process instead of constantly standing in the way. we need an economic policy. we need to spend less, but we need to make more. we need to do this with lower taxes. we have to address both sides of our balance sheet. we are in business to sell products and services. we need to cut spending with a balanced budget amendment. we have to make sure that we save medicare and social security, protect small business, promote entrepreneurship and new business start-ups. we have to have trade agreements and treaties to protect o
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